Style July 2020
ROBERT EVANS: THE LAST TYCOON
Robert Evans was the film producer turned myth maker who brought classics such as The Godfather, Rosemary’s Baby and Chinatown to the screen. By the end of a life that was both glorious and turbulent, he’d ensured Hollywood would never be the same again.
Icons March 2020
Michelangelo and the yearning for tragedy
‘We lived in silence… He has only one way of expressing himself: his work.” So said Michelangelo Antonioni’s first wife, Letizia Balboni. It’s true, the Italian director was notorious for taking existential inquiry — and his own artistic purity — to another level. But what a legacy of film he left behind…
Style February 2020
Sica and ye shall find
Originally featured in Issue 36 of The Rake, James Medd examines how Neapolitan style icon and Oscar-winning director Vittorio De Sica imbued his work with his inimitable spirit, giving even his self-confessed “bad films” a touch of playfulness and comic flair, as well as a sense of sophistication.